The Tiki Admin Group (TAG) is proud to announce the nominations of 2 new members, Gary Cunningham-Lee (chibaguy) and Xavier de Pedro (xavi).
Both have been long standing and active contributors in the TikiWiki community.
Originally from Oregon in the United States, he attended the University of Oregon and the University of Hawaii. In Hawaii he worked in early childhood education (teaching and administration), and later started a woodworking business. After relocating to Japan, he joined an advertising and translation company as a writer and editor. His first experience with ))TikiWiki(( was to organize and run a web site for PowerPC software developers and a PPC system board and firmware maker. He mainly works on porting and making new themes for Tiki (see zukakakina.com), and leads the themes project at themes.tikiwiki.org. He is also a very valuable contributor to the forums and to the documentation.
Xavier de Pedro studied a Biology degree at University of Barcelona, where he also did a Ph.D. in Ecology. He has been teaching Biology and Environmental Sciences at various levels, from college to university.He also performed research on new teaching methodologies using collaborative tools (such as Wikis and collaborative platforms like ))TikiWiki(( CMS/Groupware), to enhance learning processes in blended or distance learning scenarios. He is one of the admins of http://edu.tikiwiki.org, and an active contributor to Tikiwiki Documentation (http://doc.tikiwiki.org), Editorial Board member, and participant at the CLWE Project from http://wiki-translation.
He lives in Barcelona, speaks and writes Catalan, Spanish and English, and he is also involved in NGO's where they use Tiki, such as:
- Group for Free Knowledge at University of Barcelona (gclUB, http://gclub.ub.es),
- Association of Early Stage Researchers in Catalonia (D-Recerca, http://drecerca.org),
- Federation of Young Researchers in Spain (FJI/Precarios, http://precarios.org),
- "Altercoms" non profit cooperative ( http://moviments.net )
- Intercanvis.net: a web for the free exchanges and community currency transactions in Barcelona ( http://intercanvis.net ).
More information: https://webgrec.ub.edu/webs/05195_ANG.html
The other members of the Tiki Admin Group (TAG) are Marc Laporte, Sylvie Greverend, mose, luci aka luciash d' being, Oliver Hertel, Florian Gleixner, and Luis Argerich.